Dreams

If someone would have told me a couple years ago, I'd be coaching and training a room full of police officers and new recruits on professionalism and effective "business" practices, I would have laughed and laughed. I would have told you all the reasons why that wouldn't happen, all the things I would need to…

Who am I becoming?

I started down the path of being a coach in November 2016.  Here we are a year later and I'm realizing that so much personal growth has happened throughout this journey that I never even imagined possible. I was so eager to be a coach. There's a fire in my belly...I was meant to do…

Leadership through Service

Truly effective and inspiring leaders aren't actually driven to lead people; they are driven to serve them. - Simon Sinek My teenage daughter and I attended an event today where the Junior League of Annapolis, Inc set up volunteers at a local nonprofit, the Chesapeake Children's Museum, as they prepare for Hispanic Heritage Month/ Big…

The Inner Critic

"Why would anyone listen to what I have to say!?  My life isn't even really very successful!!!" - me, on a bad day. I had grandiose plans to write a blog post today about a very very special time in my life, but my Inner Critic had other plans. As the story I wanted to…

Intentional Living

We all have goals; we call them hopes, wishes, and dreams for our future. We set milestones in our life that quantify "success".  It's a finish line, a task complete, another box checked on our list of "winning at life".  We're always looking ahead, reaching, striving and yearning to grasp whatever success or happiness we…

We’re All a Little Crazy

I absolutely love the "someecards".  I just feel like they get me. I often wonder if people judge me based on what I find funny, but then again, maybe that shows the silly side of me that isn't afraid to laugh at myself. I couldn't imagine taking myself so serious, all the time, I mean,…

Gossip; Nip it, Nip it Good.

Can I share something with you that really ticked me off? I'm sure you're quickly learning that I'm an extremely passionate person.  I love hard, laugh hard, work hard and play hard. That means that I cry hard as well, and I've been known to express anger pretty hard, too. What can I say? I…

Balance as a Verb

According to the Merriam-Webster, balance as a verb is defined as: : to make steady by keeping weight equal on all sides How does balance look in your life? Are you feeling out of balance?  Is your time monopolized by your work? Do you find that you don't have any time for yourself or your…